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Bodies of Palestinian students who died in Russia arrive to Jericho

July 25, 2015 2:27 P.M. (Updated: July 25, 2015 2:27 P.M.)
JERICHO (Ma'an) -- The bodies of two Palestinians who were killed in a drowning accident in Russia while studying in a military college arrived Saturday morning to the West Bank town of Jericho via the Allenby Bridge.

The students are Lieutenant Ashraf Ahmad Hamdan from the Abwein village in northern Ramallah and Lieutenant Muhammad Rashid Yassin from the Anin village in Jenin.

Military ceremonies were held for Hamdan and Yassin in the General Administration of Borders and Crossings headquarters in Jericho.

The ceremony was attended by the governor of the Jericho district Majed al-Fityani, Fatah officials Azzam al-Ahmad, major general Tawfiq al-Tirawi, major general Sultan Abu al-Einein, head of the military training committee Youssef al-Hilw and security services leaders, member of the national council Ismail Abu Dahuk, families of Hamdan and Yassin and a crowd of mourners.

Governer al-Fityani presented condolences on behalf of the Palestinian president to the students’ families and security services.

The ceremony included speeches from the students’ families before they set off to their villages where their bodies would be buried.
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